DSC 1665A delegation from the Egyptian Administrative Control Authority (ACA), the country’s anti-corruption body, visited IACA on Wednesday to discuss possible joint projects and other issues of mutual interest.

The group was led by Mr. Magdy Youssef, Deputy Head of the ACA. The Authority is responsible for detecting and fighting corruption in the government, the private sector, organizations receiving State contributions, and the public business sector.

During the meeting the ACA delegation presented the Authority and its training and capacity-building activities. One topic of discussion was possible future cooperation between IACA and the ACA on trainings in the Middle East and Africa.

Martin Kreutner, Dean and Executive Secretary of IACA, outlined the Academy’s mandate as an international organization and briefed the delegation on new developments. These include the forthcoming new Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (M.ACCA) for private sector practitioners, the fourth intake of IACA’s Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS), and numerous standardized and tailor-made trainings.